A child held by a parent looks into the camera. Caption is: Disaster Relief Fund COVID-19 Relief for Teachers and Students
Support Kids and Teachers: COVID-19 Relief

As this global crisis evolves, it is clear that we must act now to support kids and teachers. All donations made to our Disaster Relief Fund by April 30, 2020 will be disbursed to high-need schools impacted by COVID-19. Your gift will be directed as a grant to high-need educators to purchase supplies that mitigate […]

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Unusual Times. Original Thinking. Transparency. Because Learning Can’t Stop.

The Coronavirus pandemic is challenging all of us to rethink how we live and work. For those of us in the nonprofit sector, it challenges us to rethink how we can best fulfill our mission in changed circumstances. Students are home. Schools are closed. Teachers are working remotely. Many students’ families do not have access […]

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Blog Header. A Time For Planning: Discussing Legacy Gifts with Ann Pifer
Legacy Gifts Planning with Ann Pifer

Like many people, the uncertainty of the present times has me thinking about planning ahead, and part of that is working on updating my will and estate plan with legacy gifts.  Part of the reason for doing this is for personal and family reasons – to make sure that my school-aged son is provided for […]

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STEM Fund Supports More Than 600 Students Nationwide
STEM Fund Supports More Than 600 Students Nationwide

24 high-needs teachers across the nation received a STEM Fund classroom grant to purchase STEM teaching materials, benefitting more than 600 students. Thank you to Staples®, STEM Fund donors, and the F.I.S.H. Foundation for supporting STEM education this year! $24,000 in STEM Fund classroom grants was awarded to teachers to ensure hundreds of students have […]

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This School Survey Found What Educators Need

Educators are in desperate need of supplies. The average teacher spends $740 a year of their own money on classroom materials, but that’s not enough to keep up with the needs of their students throughout the school year. To better serve teachers and schools, AdoptAClassroom.org conducted a national school survey of K-12 educators to find […]

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2020 Truly is “The Year of Special Education”

Oregon’s 2019 Teacher of The Year, special education teacher Mercedes Muñoz, stated in a recent interview with OPB that 2020 is “The Year of Special Education.” After talking to 6th grade special education teacher Alejandro, we can see why Muñoz is hopeful about the state of special education this year. “Finally people are getting it […]

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10 Teacher Tweets That Show The Impact of Classroom Funding

With the popularity of the #ClearTheLists movement, thousands of teacher tweets have shown just how many of our nation’s teachers and students don’t have the classroom supplies they need. Unfortunately, this problem has existed for a long time. That’s why, since 1998, AdoptAClassroom.org has worked with donors nationwide to raise $39 million for classrooms in […]

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$50 Donation Match When You Adopt a Classroom

*** Last Updated 12/12/19 at 8:30PM CST: We’ve reached our goal, but please keep supporting the teachers and schools you love. *** Thank you to everyone who participated. Still want to help? Search for your favorite teacher here or school here. ——— We’re well past the back-to-school season, which means supplies are running low in classrooms […]

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Happy #GivingTuesday! Be a hero for teachers this holiday season

This #GivingTuesday, help us end 2019 strong so we can help even more teachers in 2020. A generous donor is matching #GivingTuesday gifts on 12/3/19 to our Annual Fund, so act fast!* And, if you give over $150, we’ll send you your very own giant AdoptAClassroom.org pencil. This is a great gift if you’re making […]

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